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Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Biochemistry

EmployerUniversity of Geneva
Department of Biochemistry
Closing Date
WorkplaceGeneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland
Life Sciences
Occupation rate100%
StartJuly 1st, 2017, or as agreed.

The Faculty of Science at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, has an opening for a position as
Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Biochemistry


The Department of Biochemistry at the University of Geneva offers a highly dynamic and stimulating research environment. It is reknown worldwide for its research at the frontier between life sciences and quantitative sciences (physics, chemistry).

The Department of Biochemistry is opening a position of tenure-track assistant professor in Biochemistry. This is a full-time position.

Duties include teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Moreover, the successful candidate will supervise masters’ and doctoral theses.

The successful candidate will develop a research program at the highest international level and secure external funding. The successful candidate will use molecular biology, cell biology and/or biochemistry techniques to develop a creative and original research, with a possible interface with chemistry, physics, computer sciences or mathematics. The candidate could be recruited on a research theme of the NCCR Chemical Biology, among which are: membranes, intracellular trafficking, dynamics and mechanics of tissues and cells, or cell signalling. Many other themes, such as immunity and host-pathogen interactions, are also possible.

The candidate will have to fulfill management and organizational duties within the Department of Biochemistry and the Faculty.


  • PhD degree or equivalent.
  • Publication in international top journals.
  • Experience in research and teaching welcome


Applications including : Cover letter, Detailed CV together with a list of publications, Copy of highest degrees/diploma, Research and teaching statements, List of referees who can later be contacted directly by the search committee. Recommendation letters are not requested for now.

Applications should be submitted exclusively on-line to the following address : https://jobs.unige.ch before March 15 th , 2017 (0:00 Geneva time).

Complementary information may be obtained at the following e-mail address : scienceopeningsunige.ch .

Applications from women are particularly welcome.

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